Portwest is a global manufacturer and innovator of workwear, safety wear and PPE. Established in 1904, Portwest today has a global distribution network and customer service staff in over 150+ countries. The company is a family-owned business and continues to be managed by the 3rd generation of the Hughes Family and since 2015 the 4th generation of the family have joined the business. Innovative production and design by an in-house team of experts lies at the heart of the Portwest advantage.
Employing over 5,500 people worldwide, Portwest has a team of world class designers who specialise in flame-resistant and high-visibility workwear, hand and foot protection, PPE and wearable technology. Market leaders in safety, Portwest’s award winning team is constantly researching the latest trends and innovations which meet and exceed customer’s needs.
Portwest’s 700 page catalogue is available in 28 languages and features 1350+ safety styles making Portwest a ‘one-stop-shop’ for all safety requirements.
Portwest own four ultra-modern factories in Bangladesh (x2), Myanmar and now Ethiopia, giving full control over their exceptional quality, lead times and ethical sourcing. Portwest’s reputation for technical know-how, rigorous implementation and attention to style and detail is well proven. Consistent colours, fabric qualities, good fit and competitive pricing are taken as a given by customers.
With sales offices in 9 global locations (UK, USA, China, Australia, UAE, Ireland, Italy, Spain and Poland) and customer support staff in 150+ countries ensure unrivalled customer service is never far away. In addition, Portwest has 8 international warehouses (UK, USA, China, Australia, UAE, Ireland, Italy, Spain and Poland) with a line fill rate of 96% guaranteeing excellent stock levels at all times. Portwest give a no risk proposition in an industry where safety is paramount.